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Pressure Points In Your Feet – Chart And Videos

Foot pressure pointsThose of you who were lucky enough to be recipients of  gift certificates for a massage, especially a foot massage, will find this post of interest, and schedule your massage without delay.

If you are still dreaming of such experience, then don’t forget to include it on your gift list for next year.

Here is  a very interesting and informative video, which provides a short summary of reflexology and pressure points in your feet.

I also find it very intriguing that a massage and stimulation of the different pressure points in the foot associated with body organs, can positively affect their function, such as:

  • Vision problems
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Digestion
  • Quality of sleep
  • Deep relaxation
  • Back pain
  • Posture
  • Blood pressure
  • Migraines
  • Anxiety

Pressure points can be used to:

  1. Treat certain symptoms of illness
  2. Reduce stress

One would need to consult with an experienced reflexologist, or Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, to identify the key areas, and to receive treatment and relief.

However for stress reduction, some of these basic methods and techniques of foot massage may be applied by you on your own feet:

  • To reduce stress in the knees and calf muscles – apply pressure to the area at the top of the ankles
  • To clear up the sinuses and improve vision – apply pressure to the tops of the toes
  • To improve breathing and open up the chest area – apply pressure to the soles of the feet
  • To flush out toxins from the body – apply pressure to the large area right beneath your toes
  • To stimulate the stomach, kidney and spleen, and to help alleviate indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome or other types of discomfort after eating – apply pressure to the arch of the foot
  • To help control blood sugar, improve energy flow and reduce excessive fatigue and other side of blood sugar imbalance – apply pressure to the inner soles of the feet near the arch
  • To flush out the lymphatic system, and help the body to eliminate toxin buildup caused by stress and improve overall well-being – apply pressure to the area under the second toe, and gently massage this pressure point

If you never experienced a foot massage and stimulation of the pressure points in your feet, watching a video on this subject on UTube, will provide you with a preview of this wonderful and relaxing experience.


26 thoughts on “Pressure Points In Your Feet – Chart And Videos”

  1. All Women Stalker says:

    I’ve always wanted to get a foot massage but I’m terribly ticklish. :-/

  2. Suburban Grandma says:

    If you watch the video at the bottom of this post, it looks like the way they do these massages, it should not tickle. Actually, I was thinking it might even be quite firm and lots of pressure. I never had one either, but am planning to try some of these tactics to see if I will feel any difference.

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  4. Suburban Grandma says:

    Thank you for stopping by. Good luck with your site as well. I just checked it and you do have lots of very helpful information on there.

  5. Orthopedic Doctor says:

    Does continuous stimulation with accupressure footwear stimulate all these centers or does the mass effect nullify the action of each center.

  6. Suburban Grandma says:

    I wish I could answer that, but I will have to leave it to someone specializing in this area.
    Calling on a Pressure Points in Feet specialist, please.

  7. Orthopaedics Las Vegas says:

    I love foot massage.Massaging of the feet has more than just a relaxing effect on the body.

  8. Suburban Grandma says:

    Yes very relaxing and therapeutic. I wish they would be a little more affordable. Thank you for your comments.

  9. Sports Injury Las Vegas says:

    Having a foot massage is my favorite habit during weekend because it can make me feel better whenever I am stress or tired from work.

  10. Suburban Grandma says:

    You and me both! Nothing better than a great foot massage to relax the rest of the body. Thank you for your time and comment.

  11. Orthopaedics Las Vegas says:

    It’s always nice to have massage. It is relaxing and yet satisfying…

  12. Suburban Grandma says:

    Totally agree with your opinion. Great gift idea for people who do not know what to get someone special on their list.

  13. Joint Replacement Las Vegas says:

    Foot massage is my stress relief.When I got stressed I just went to my therapist and had a massage on her.

  14. Suburban Grandma says:

    Great idea!
    Thank your for taking your time and leaving a comment.
    Stop by any time.

  15. Sports Medicine Las Vegas says:

    Foot massage is my stressed reliever.

  16. Suburban Grandma says:

    Very true! More beneficial than body massage. After all, our whole body weight is on our feet….so it makes sense that foot massage would be very relaxing.
    Thank you for taking your time and leaving comments.

  17. Sports Injury Las Vegas says:

    I always want to try foot massage., i find it very relaxing.

  18. Suburban Grandma says:

    You should go for it and I am sure you’ll enjoy it very much.
    Thank you for the comments.

  19. karantripathri says:

    It’s really interesting. I’m curios to experience a foot massage.The benefits offered are good for my health. I cannot wait to conduct my own schedule. Thanks a lot.

  20. Suburban Grandma says:

    Oh, I am sure you will love it!!
    Thank you for stopping by and leaving comments.

  21. Don says:

    Thanks. I will try this tonight on my wife’s feet. I hope it will be helpful to her. She has pain every where.

  22. Suburban Grandma says:

    Excellent idea.
    Very therapeutic for both of you.

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  25. Suburban Grandma says:

    Thank you so much for linking my post to yours. Unfortunately the videos I originally linked to my post were no longer available at that location, hence I had to remove the links. Thank you again.

  26. Kristine says:

    I always wanted a foot massage but I get a lot of Charlie horses in both my feet sometimes it feels like my muscles r too tight together rubbing against each other or I can feel the blood flow in the veins on top of my foot going to much to one spot flowing at the same time n my toes go numb n get stuff I can’t move then until the pain stops and lately my archilles tendon been feeling sore because I do stand up a lot all day for my job so I don’t no what I can do for all this ? Are there any pressure points in my foot that can take all this away or help?

  27. Suburban Grandma says:

    This sounds like something you should discuss with your family physician…Good Luck.

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